Super Green Smoothie
Smoothies offer the all important opportunity to incorporate greens in at breakfast time. For this reason I personally can eat them all year around. Not to mention they're also easy to prepare, transportable and highly modifiable according to individual preferences and needs.
This particular smoothie is high in fibre, relatively low in carbohydrates and thick enough to eat with a spoon. It's also versatile...
If you prefer a runnier smoothie, just add a touch more water. If you want to turn this into a post training smoothie, just add the extra 1/2 banana. If you'd prefer a vanilla vibe, exchange the chocolate pea protein for vanilla. If you have an IBD, you might benefit from a higher dose of psyllium husk. If you have SIBO, you might benefit from having kale over spinach.
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Ingredients (Serves 1)
3 cubes of spinach or kale, frozen
1 serve organic chocolate pea protein powder such as Bare Blends
1 tbsp chia seeds
1 tbsp tahini
½ cup coconut cream
1 tsp psyllium husk
½ tsp broccoli sprout powder, spirulina powder or the Green Nutritionals Green Superfoods Powder (optional)
½ - 1 cup water
½ cup ice (optional)
Add ingredients to the blender and blend until smooth.
If desired, add a handful of ice and blend for a further minute.